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Cold Viruses Could Help Find New Cancer Therapies
2012-10-17 11:03:01

Salk findings on cold virus proteins may spur new cancer treatments

2012-09-14 14:31:55

Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) describe how natural selection also occurs at the cellular level, and how our body's tissues and organs strive to retain the best cells in their ranks in order to fend off disease processes.

2012-08-29 07:06:26

Mice develop pancreatic diabetes (type 3c) when they lack certain genes in the E2F group, and to understand how this happens, Olatz Zenarruzabeitia has focussed on the molecular mechanism behind it.

2012-08-04 02:09:56

Acute liver failure is a life-threatening disease, characterized by a sudden, massive death of liver cells.

2012-07-25 23:00:53

The popular belief that "cancer originates due to DNA mutations” is wrong” according to Samil Ozavar, who is the President of GEMM Research Ltd.

2012-07-20 01:52:04

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have simultaneously mapped two of the most important types of protein-modification in cells, revealing their extensive cooperation during an essential cellular process.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.